Monday, June 3, 2013

Great Article on Syria and the United States

Jacob Hornberger of the Future of Freedom Foundation has a great article on the evil partnership between the U.S. and Syria. Here are some quotes:

"I know it’s considered heresy to criticize the U.S. government with respect to foreign affairs, but sometimes it’s just necessary to point out the disingenuousness and hypocrisy of the U.S. national-security state. "

"Today, the official U.S. policy is that Syria’s dictator Bashar al-Assad is a bad guy and an enemy of the U.S. Empire. For the past year or more, U.S. officials have been cheering on the Syrian revolutionaries, notwithstanding the fact that many of them are anti-American fanatics who hate the U.S. Empire for its policy of empire and interventionism and, given half-a-chance, would kill as many Americans as possible with terrorist attacks."

"Of course, there is no question but that Assad is a dictator and a brutal one at that. If there was ever a dictator who deserved to be ousted from power, he’d fit the bill.
"So, what’s wrong with this picture? Where does the disingenuousness and hypocrisy come in?
"Well, take a wild guess as to who the U.S. national-security state partnered with as part of its war on terrorism.
"You guessed it! Bashar al-Assad and the brutal Syrian dictatorship he rules over.
Read the rest here

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